UJ student gets 15 years for bludgeoning flatmate with hammer, stabbing him

2019-06-25 20:43

A University of Johannesburg student who killed his flatmate by bludgeoning him with a hammer before stabbing him multiple times was sentenced to 15 years in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

National Lottery on UJ student robbing them of R18 million: 'The news is fake'

2019-04-25 15:02

The Ithuba National Lottery has slammed reports that a University of Johannesburg student robbed them of R18 million using Photoshop and a fake ID.

6 SA universities make top 100 in emerging economies

2019-02-08 16:20

Six universities in South Africa are among the top 100 higher education institutions in emerging economies.

Scores of students flock to University of Johannesburg to secure space

2019-01-07 18:47

Scores of mostly first-time university students, accompanied by parents, guardians and siblings, have waited to receive confirmation of whether or not they had been accepted to study at the University of Johannesburg.

'They write what they like' – UJ dialogue discusses impact of cyberbullying

2018-09-21 20:45

"There's a sense of safety that people have when they are behind the keyboard. They think that because they are behind the screens of their cellphones they can do and say whatever they want," says an activist.

UJ to honour iconic Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu with honourary doctorate

2018-04-05 21:44

Internationally acclaimed Ndebele artist Esther Nikwambi Mahlangu will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Johannesburg.

On the road: Nobel laureate Soyinka to teach in South Africa

2017-09-23 18:59

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka says being an itinerant teacher has become "a way of life" as he takes up a post as visiting professor at the University of Johannesburg

UJ students call Pravin Gordhan a sell-out

2017-07-26 21:30

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been called a sell-out during a debate on state capture and radical economic transformation at the University of Johannesburg.

Women's safety campaign launching in Johannesburg

2017-06-14 06:18

The City of Johannesburg will announce a “Woman Safety Campaign” with the University of Johannesburg.

UJ students robbed at gunpoint on campus

2017-03-09 11:06

Two armed robbers have held up students inside a laboratory at the University of Johannesburg's Kingsway campus in an incident that ended in a shoot-out.


UJ recognised among the global leaders in higher education excellence and stature

2019-06-19 19:24

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has been recognised among the global leaders in higher education excellence and stature

Habitual activist Kumi Naidoo gets honorary doctorate from UJ

2019-04-19 13:45

Some may remember him as the Greenpeace guy arrested for protesting over an oil rig, others as the man who was chucked out of school at 15 for organising an anti-apartheid protest.

UCT is Africa's top university in emerging economies

2019-01-16 18:32

The University of Cape Town is top in the continent in The Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings for 2019.

Swartbooi leaves Bulls to coach UJ

2018-12-05 21:18

Former Boland and Bulls centre Dewey Swartbooi has been appointed as new head coach of the UJ's Varsity Cup team.

Ndebele artist Ester Mahlangu receives honorary doctorate

2018-04-10 08:49

Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Johannesburg for the Ndebele painting that she has loved since the age of 10.

UJ coach eyes fresh Varsity Cup start

2018-01-19 14:26

University of Johannesburg coach Werner Janse van Rensburg is eyeing a fresh start when his team kick off their Varsity Cup campaign against Maties.

UJ investigation underway into alleged fraud by officials

2017-07-30 15:04

The University of Johannesburg has confirmed that two senior managers have stepped down pending the outcome of an investigation which the Sunday Independent reported was about allegations of fraud.

'I don't feel safe anymore' - UJ student

2017-06-14 20:42

A young woman at the University of Johannesburg says she feels like she is trapped in a jail cell because she no longer feels safe walking in public.

We no longer feel safe on campus - UJ student after armed robbery

2017-03-09 22:41

A University of Johannesburg student says he no longer feels safe on campus following an armed robbery in a computer lab on campus.

Academics must confront 'decolonising' education

2017-03-02 22:16

Efforts to "decolonise" education need to be dealt with now that students have raised the issue, a conference on the subject has heard.

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